Indole-3-carbinol


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Indole-3-carbinol

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I3C

An aromatic hydrocarbon (C9H9NO)found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower. It has been suggested as a chemopreventive dietary agent that may help the liver detoxify poisonous chemicals or prevent the development of cancers.
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Tsai, American Journal of Gastroenterol, 2008; "Changes in Levels of Urinary Estrogen Metabolites After Oral Indole-3-Carbinol Treatment in Humans" by J.
For example, you might see indole-3-carbinol, or beta-carotene, or lycopene supplements.
Phytochemicals such as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) from green tea, indole-3-carbinol and silibinin have been shown to affect the activity of this critical protein.
Natalie Savona, author of Wonderfoods, published by Quadrille, says: "A member of the cruciferous family, broccoli is a rich source of ingredients called glucosinolates, three of which -sulforaphane, singrin and indole-3-carbinol - have been shown to be powerful anti-cancer substances.
Anti-estrogen diet: Foods and supplements such as green tea, diindolylmethane (DIM), indole-3-carbinol (I3C), licorice, and a high-fiber crucifer-based "anti-estrogenic diet" can also be used; monitoring clinical status and serum estradiol will prove or disprove efficacy.
Researchers from Georgetown University in Washington DC found that a cruciform vegetable compound called 13C, or indole-3-carbinol, increases levels of vital DNA repair proteins in cancer cells.
The latest research from the US, has found that a compound called I3C - indole-3-carbinol - found in broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage and a chemical called genistein, which is found in soy beans, increases the levels of vital DNA repair proteins in cancer cells.
Many of these phytochemicals, such as flavonoids, resveratrol, carotenoids, indole-3-carbinol, and related compounds, are weak AhR agonists/partial antagonists and are considered to be chemoprotective.
The vegetables contain a chemical called indole-3-carbinol, an active moiety that we just put into capsule form.
Patients eat a diet rich in indole-3-carbinol, found in cruciferous vegetables, such as cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts, and broccoli.
The company's product portfolio includes organic germanium (Ge 132), indole-3-carbinol, diindolyl methane, ascorbigen, gramine, saw palmetto, melatonin, glycogen, C-curity[TM], Brox-25[TM] and Aztec[TM].
Animal studies have provided evidence that a compound known as indole-3-carbinol, found in broccoli and other dark green vegetables, blocks the function of the enzyme system that breaks down trimethylamine, says David E.